Data Structures and Algorithms
with Object-Oriented Design Patterns in C#|
In this section we develop a detailed model of the running time performance of C# programs. The model developed is independent of the underlying hardware and system software. Rather than analyze the performance of a particular, arbitrarily chosen physical machine, we model the execution of a C# program on the ``common language runtime'' (see Figure ).
A direct consequence of this approach is that we lose some fidelity--the resulting model cannot predict accurately the performance of all possible hardware/software systems. On the other hand, the resulting model is still rather complex and rich in detail.
Figure: C# system overview.